Lita and Lzzy

Lita and Lzzy

Flashing back to 2016 with Lita Ford and Lzzy Hale, throwing that s**t down on “Close My Eyes Forever.” This was our last show on the Halestorm - Lita Ford - Dorothy tour. Lzzy would sometimes come out and join us on this...
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Timbale Jam - Bobby Rock (Beautiful Drum Music)

Timbale Jam - Bobby Rock (Beautiful Drum Music)

Here's a spontaneous, improvised solo excerpt (blemishes and all) that focuses on the "left 11" - the left-third of my drum kit. It features the timbales, which have always been my favorite Latin Percussion instrument. ...
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The Lost Art of Headbanging!

The Lost Art of Headbanging!

8-12-21: Headed back to Sturgis today for more of this tomorrow! "The Lost Art of Headbanging” (from the tail end of my solo at Sturgis 2018…)...
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I Wanna Rock: Alphabet Drumming-style

I Wanna Rock: Alphabet Drumming-style

This is another practice room video of initially working out this Alphabet Drumming groove for the chorus of Twisted's "I Wanna Rock." Looking to include a funky instrumental interlude of this tune on my upcoming "The Boy Is...
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Surf Ballroom Solo Excerpt 1 - 1-21-22

Surf Ballroom Solo Excerpt 1 - 1-21-22

Opening statements from the drum solo the other night at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA, with Lita Ford....
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Longer Form Phrasings - woodshed video!

Longer Form Phrasings - woodshed video!

Here's yet another vid that was never intended for public consumption. Working on some longer form phrasing ideas, creating different rhythmic/melodic combinations around the alphabet side of the kit. In these instances, I'm...
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Surf Ballroom Solo Excerpt 2 - 1-21-22

Surf Ballroom Solo Excerpt 2 - 1-21-22

A drum solo excerpt from a recent show with Lita Ford at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA. ...
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4-Voice Feet excerpt

4-Voice Feet excerpt

From a solo drumming tour of China in 2019, at a smaller master class: Here’s a multi-foot pedal demonstration I did, where my feet are playing four different rhythms—on four different sound sources simultaneously—while my...
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Hand-Eye Towel Solo

Hand-Eye Towel Solo

2-17-22: Working on a little hand-eye coordination during the drum solo at the Royal Theater the other night… minus the eyes! Just having a little fun. With Lita Ford on the Rock Legends Cruise…...
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Santa Fe Run - 2022

Santa Fe Run - 2022

2-26-22: Enjoying the “beautiful nothingness” on my run this afternoon in Santa Fe. Knocked out a six-miler.  Hittin’ with Lita Ford at the Buffalo Thunder Casino (+ Great White). Let’s rock it!...
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Mila the Miracle Kitty

Mila the Miracle Kitty

A couple friends and I recently "intercepted" this little kitty, who was brought into a local LA shelter in a shoebox, on the brink of death. (She had been trapped underneath a house without her mother or littermates for at...
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Long Beach Marathon: a Moment in Hell!

Long Beach Marathon: a Moment in Hell!

Trying to hold too ambitious of a pace at a Marathon can definitely cost you. Of course, you don't always know if the pace is too ambitious - or what the price will be - until you try! Turns out that perpetual Charley Horse...
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Bobby Rock Drum Solo (Live with Lita Ford)

Bobby Rock Drum Solo (Live with Lita Ford)

By special request, here's the complete 4:00 drum solo from a recent Lita Ford show at the Mohegan Sun in CT. ...
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The Moment

The Moment

2-11-21: Here’s a throw-back “story-time” vid from just a few years ago around the release of my book, The Boy Is Gonna Rock. I read a brief excerpt that deals with “the moment” that one discovers their destiny—a common...
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Timbale Jam

Timbale Jam

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The Dragon Turns One!

The Dragon Turns One!

12-4-21 - This week marks ONE YEAR since our official pre-launch of Dragon Dirt, my custom blend all-in-one superfood powder. Here’a quick video of thanks to all of our loyal Dirt-Drinkers out there, with a bit of reflection...
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Norway1Excerpt2013

Norway1Excerpt2013

In the spirit of trying to archive more of my “secret” videos that I have amassed in embarrassing quantities through the years, here’s a solo excerpt from a rowdy Lita Ford show, somewhere in Norway. European audiences are...
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Solo Excerpt with DW "Chain Rack" kit - 1

Solo Excerpt with DW "Chain Rack" kit - 1

Here’s a drum solo excerpt from a Lita Ford show with my own custom DW kit…. featuring a multi-voice, double-bass/double hi-hat pattern along with “the incredible tilting chain rack.” We often have to use gear that’s provided...
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DirtLaunchThanks

DirtLaunchThanks

1-5-21 - Thanks for the killer Dragon Dirt launch this weekend, everyone! So thrilled to hear about everyone “digging the dirt!” Scope out a bag here....
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Doubles Workout

Doubles Workout

A quick snippet from the practice room. These kinds of vids were never meant to see the light of day... just logging riffs and exercises for my own personal archives. But some of these sound pretty cool, I think. Love all of...
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5-note Phrasings

5-note Phrasings

Here's a little snippet from a few years back, working on some odd-note phrasings. The time remains "in 4," but I'm experimenting with some 5-note groupings to create some tension. Just f*****g around... but that's how we...
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Legend's Cruise Run

Legend's Cruise Run

2-15-22: Last night’s run on the boat. From the Rock Legends Cruise. 30 laps = 5 miles. Livin’ it…...
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"Relentless" w/Lita Ford

"Relentless" w/Lita Ford

While soloing is often about notes, notes, and more notes, playing with a band is ultimately about space, space, and more space. A drummer’s “sound”—and, in fact, the overall feel of the music—is largely governed by the space...
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Canyon Solo

Canyon Solo

Here’s a drum solo excerpt from a Lita Ford show with my own custom DW kit…. featuring a multi-voice, double-bass/double hi-hat pattern along with “the incredible tilting chain rack.” (Hat on the far right operated by my...
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Turkeys giving "thanks"...

Turkeys giving "thanks"...

...that they are alive and well and living large at Animal Acres near Los Angeles. These curious girls were especially interested in my video camera!...
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Thank You!

Thank You!

Thank you, everybody! Should have more Dirt available next week. For everyone who ordered, everything has shipped! Appreciate the love......
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Backstage Solo Scene

Backstage Solo Scene

12-22-20 - Here’s a backstage clip from a show last year, as Marty and Patrick “take 5" during the drum solo. Notice the variety of fruits and veggies we typically have on hand—all of those phytonutrients and antioxidants are...
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Back to the Planet

Back to the Planet

4-23-12: Finally, after over a year of training exclusively in a home gym environment, it's nice to be back in the groove of the middle-of-the-night public gym workout... with hardly anyone else around! Of course, Planet...
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